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Campaign Goal Met for Beaver Creek Hemlocks

The Beaver Creek Hemlocks Campaign is Complete! The campaign was such a success, the fundraising goal was surpassed in October 2021! Over $411,000 was raised through private donors and grant makers – thank you to all who contributed to this project’s campaign! This additional funding will allow NWLT to construct a parking lot, boardwalks, trails

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New Staff Member- Welcome Frank!

NWLT welcomes Frank Schroyer as its new Land Conservation Associate to support the stewardship and monitoring of conservation lands, as well as educational and outings programs. Frank lived in several different areas of Wisconsin growing up, and graduated from the University of Wisconsin –Milwaukee in 2017 with a B.S. in Biological Sciences and B.S. in Conservation

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2020-2021 Annual Report Available!

Published on August 4, 2021 by in News

Please check out NWLT’s most recent Annual Report, covering conservation achievements and more over the past year (July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021), plus a listing of all 2020 fiscal year donors and audited financial reports. View or download the Report In summary, conservation during this time included: • 25 inquiries were made by landowners interested

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Join Us at our Annual Meeting!

Published on May 13, 2021 by in News

The Northwoods Land Trust’s Annual Meeting will be held on June 11 at the Manitowish Waters Lions Pavilion on Airport Road & Highway 51. The outdoor event will be from 1:00 – 2:30 pm. The meeting includes a financial report, programmatic highlights, and a featured talk on the Beaver Creek Hemlocks Conservation Project. Social time

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In Honor of Earth Day, Enjoy our Featured Video!

Published on April 19, 2021 by in News

We hope that you find this blog and video engaging and informative. Even more importantly, we hope you will take action to help birds on this 51st Earth Day. Why is the Northwoods Land Trust (NWLT) talking about birds? By Troy Walters, NWLT Monitoring & Outreach Coordinator Now more than ever, bird populations are decreasing.

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Help Protect the Beaver Creek Hemlocks

Published on March 4, 2021 by in News

The Beaver Creek Hemlocks Conservation Project Nears Completion!   The Beaver Creek Hemlocks, located in Sherman in southern Iron County, was identified as a priority for acquisition by the Northwoods Land Trust (NWLT) as part of our Old-Growth Forest Initiative. The Initiative aims to protect mature and old-growth forest habitat in the northwoods, educate landowners

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Conservation Gains Showcased in Spring Newsletter!

Published on March 4, 2021 by in News

The Northwoods Land Trust’s (NWLT) winter/spring 2021 newsletter showcases three recently completed conservation projects, including a land donation on the South Fork of the Flambeau River. It also announces our current land acquisition campaign – the Beaver Creek Hemlocks Project. NWLT is raising funds to secure the deed to permanently protect this remarkable property!  

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Donation on Flambeau Honors Hilgart

NWLT received a donation of a 27-acre property on December 10, 2020 that includes 27 acres of forest and wetland and approximately 2,020 feet of natural shoreline on the South Fork of the Flambeau River in the Town of Fifield in Price County. Cecelia Rogers, Trustee of the Walter L. and Martha G. Hilgart Trust,

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Fall Newsletter is Out

Our fall newsletter is available for viewing and downloading! It features the Kabol Lake Conservation Easement, another new (anonymous) conservation easement that is our 91st, and the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program. NWLT’s newsletters are mailed to members, donors and landowners interested in conserving their land. If you’d like to support our efforts, please join as a

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Kabol Lake Conservation Easement Signed

On July 27th, our newest conservation easement was signed protecting 142 acres of land and 4,000 feet of frontage on Kabol Lake in Price County. Conservation values now protected include extensive  frontage on a ‘wild lake’ as well as intact and diverse woodlands and wetlands. Although the land is not open to the public, it

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